There are some popular desktops in Linux Environments.

KDE –  a Graphical desktop that is similar to the Microsoft Windows


Xfc –  a lightweight but fully functional graphical desktop


Gnome – a historically popular desktop that is the default desktop on many linux distributions


LXDE – a lightweight yet powerful graphical desktop that is specifically designed for smaller computer.



The default desktop of Raspbian is LXDE. Some one may use Xfc instdead.

Which one you prefer?


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